Tag Archives: Nordic Aquafarms

Samoa fish farm project nearing decision point

Samoa fish farm project nearing decision point

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – A Norway-based aquaculture company will soon decide whether to pursue a project on Humboldt Bay’s former pulp mill site and its interest has highlighted the economic potential of the Samoa Peninsula. ​At its Aug. 3 meeting, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors was updated on the project and

Site issues could scuttle fish farm

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – ​Several months after announcing its intent to construct a $400 million aquaculture facility on the Samoa Peninsula, a Norwegian company has flagged water infrastructure and site contamination issues that could be “show stoppers.” ​At the July 23 Board of Supervisors meeting, the company’s request for “financial incentives/funding”

Nordic Aquafarms: Humboldt can play a key role in a global growth industry

Last week Nordic Aquafarms made the decision to pursue final due diligence for a land-based fish farm on the Samoa Peninsula in Humboldt by signing a lease-option agreement with the Harbor District in Humboldt. If our due diligence and permitting goes as we hope, this project will bring major investments, good paying jobs, tax revenue,

Norweigian aquaculture project gets Samoa lease

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA – Humboldt County is poised to become a hub for aquaculture, as the Harbor District has approved a lease for a Norway-based company that aims to build a fish farm on the Samoa Peninsula.  The district’s Board of Commissioners approved a 30-year lease with a subsidiary of Nordic Aquafarms

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